The Scientists

The Scientists

Blythe Roberson, Madelyn Freed, Mitra Jouhari, Alex Watt, Zach Zimmerman

Tue · June 6, 2017

Doors: 7:30 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

$6 Advance / $8 Day of Show

Tickets available at door.

This event is 21 and over

**PLEASE NOTE: This event will be mixed seated/standing. Arrive early for best seat selection.

The Scientists
The Scientists
Comedians and "scientists" Madelyn Freed (The Annoyance) and Blythe Roberson (New Yorker, The Onion) investigate a new scientific topic each month. From AI to romantic attraction to body decomposition, Madelyn and Blythe give an hour-long lecture with help from NYC's funniest comedians. At the end of every show, they bring out an actual scientific authority to pester with questions and to tell them where they went wrong.

The Scientists: Artificial Intelligence Ep 1

Blythe Roberson
Blythe Roberson
Blythe Roberson is a writer and comedian who lives in Brooklyn. She is a contributor to The New Yorker, The Onion, and ClickHole and a staffer at The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. She is currently writing a book, How To Date Men When You Hate Men, for Flatiron Books. Blythe is a member of the sketch group Lo-Fi NYC and hosts two variety shows at Union Hall: "The Scientists" and "Book Club."
Madelyn Freed
Madelyn Freed
Madelyn Freed is a comedian moonlighting as a software developer. She performs long-form improv secretly. Freed is the founder of the Crone Collective, an organization that throws parties designed for you to meet your best friend.
Mitra Jouhari
Mitra Jouhari
Mitra Jouhari is a writer/comedian who lives in Brooklyn. She has written for "Miracle Workers" on TBS, "The President Show" on Comedy Central, and prior to that was a staffer at "Full Frontal w/ Samantha Bee". TV/Film Credits include: "The Big Sick", "Broad City", "Friends From College", "Full Frontal", as well as videos for the New Yorker, IFC, Comedy Central, Above Average, Refinery29's RIOT, and more. Her writing has appeared in McSweeney's, Reductress, Flaunt Magazine, Reality Beach, Splitsider, and Rookie. She is a member of the sketch groups Three Busy Debras and $700 Rules, and hosts a monthly variety show at Union Hall called "It's A Guy Thing". She is from Ohio which is why she is nice.
Venue Information:
Union Hall - Brooklyn
702 Union Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11215
http://www.unionhallny.com/